Asia-Pacific witnessed a 15.8% rise in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

October 2022 has seen a decrease of 1.24% in the overall hiring activity when compared with September 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.83% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in October 2022, registering an increase of 0.12% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in October 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 48.72% in October 2022, a 128% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 33.33% in October 2022, marking a 15.22% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 14.53% in October 2022, a 10.53% drop from September 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 2.56% in October 2022, a 200% rise over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 43.21% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s food service industry during October 2022 over previous month.

AmRest Holdings posted 56 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a decline of 24.32% over the previous month, followed by Delivery Hero with 54 jobs and a 5300% growth. Minor International with 4 IT jobs and McDonald’s with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Personal Touch Food Service recorded a 50% decline with 1 job postings during October 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s food service industry

South Korea commanded a leading presence in the region’s food service industry IT hiring activity with a 45.3% share in October 2022, a flat growth over September 2022. India featured next with a 25.64% share, down 36.17% over the previous month. Macao (China SAR) recorded a 15.38% share, a drop of 21.74% compared with September 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 50.43%, down by 4.84% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 41.88% share, registered a growth of 75% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 6.84% share, up 300% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.85%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.